2017-09-21

Publications

In press/print/accepted:

P. D. Mayo, P. J. Silk, D. I. MaGee & J. McConaghy (2014). Concise Synthesis of (3Z)-Dodecen-12-Olide, Pheromone Component of the Emerald Ash Borer, Synthetic Communications (accepted)

MacKay, C., Sweeney, J., and Hillier, N.K. (2014). Effect of linalool and camphene on capture of Tetropium spp. (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in traps., J Acadian Entomol Soc. (accepted)

Colin A. MacKay, Jon D. Sweeney, N. Kirk Hillier (2014). Morphology of antennal sensilla of the brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum (Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), Arthropod Structure & Development (in press)

MacKay, C., Sweeney, J., and Hillier, N.K. (2014). Effect of linalool and camphene on capture of Tetropium spp. (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in traps. Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society, 10.

Reeh, K.W., Hillier, N.K., and Cutler, G.C. (2014). Potential of bumble bees as bio-vectors of Clonostachys rosea for Botrytis blight management in lowbush blueberry.  Journal of Pest Science: 1-8

D. Carleton, R.C. Johns, B.V. Edwards, E.S. Eveleigh, P.J. Silk. (2014). Diel activity patterns of Paradiplosis tumifex and its inquiline, Dasineura balsamicola,within young balsam fir, Can Entomol. (in review)

De Silva A.C., Silk, P.J., Mayo, P., Hillier, N.K., and Cutler, C. (2013). Identification of sex pheromone, synthesis and field trapping studies of the blueberry spanworm (Itame argillacearia, Lepidoptera: Geometridae). J Chem Ecol. 39:1169-1181

D. Carleton, S.B. Heard, and P.J. Silk. (2013). A simulation approach to assessing sampling strategies for insect pests: an example with the balsam gall midge, PLos ONE, (accepted)

Evenden, M., and P.J. Silk. (2013). Semiochemical-based Management of Forest Insect Pests in Canada.In: Forest Entomology in Canada: Celebrating a Century of Science Excellence. D. Langor, Ed., (in review)

Kelly, J.A., Cutler, C., Gaul, S., MacKenzie, K., and Hillier, N.K. (2013). The life history, seasonality and natural enemies of Aroga trialbamaculella Chambers (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 145: 1-5.

Carleton, D., Silk, P., Eveleigh, E., Dickie, C. (2013). A sampling unit for estimating gall densities of Paradiplosis tumifex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Christmas tree stands, Can. Entomol. 145: 343-349.

Krista L. Ryall, David Dutkiewicz, Peter, J. Silk, Pedro M. Antunes, and Isabelle Ochoa (2013). Ovarian development of Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): Effects of age and mating status and influence on attraction to host volatiles. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, (in press)   

Krista L. Ryall, Jeffrey G. Fidgen, Peter J. Silk, and Taylor A. Scarr  (2013) Efficacy of the pheromone, (3Z)-lactone, and the host kairomone, (3Z)-hexenol, at detecting early infestation of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera, Buprestidae), Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 147:126-131.

Mayo, P., Silk P J., Cusson, M. and Béliveau, C. (2013). Steps in the biosynthesis of Fuscumol in the longhorned beetles Tetropium fuscum (F.) and Tetropium cinnamopterum Kirby (Coleoptera:Cerambycidae:Spondylidinae). J Chem Ecol, DOI 10.1007/s10886-013-0260-9.

Magee, D.I., P.D. Mayo, P.J. Silk, and B. Beatie (2013). Synthesis of (3E)-dodecen-12-olide, a potential pheromone component of the emerald ash borer, Synthetic Communications, 43: 1368-1377.

K.L. Ryall, K.L., P. Silk, G.S. Thurston T. A. Scarr and P. de Groot. (2012). Elucidating pheromone and host volatile components attractive to the spruce beetle, Dendroctonus rufipennis, in eastern Canada. Can. Entomol., 145: 406-415.

Ryall K. and P. Silk (2012). The Chemical Ecology of the Buprestidae: a case study of the Emerald Ash Borer Agrilus Planipennis Canadian Entomologist. Mini-Review: 2012/13, DOI: 10.1111/eea.12112.

Ryall, K., J. Fidgen, P.Silk, and T. Scarr, (2012). Efficacy of (3Z)-lactone and/or (3Z)-hexenol at detecting early infestation of Agrilus planipennis (Col., Buprestidae), J. Econ. Entomol.  DOI: 10.1111/eea.12052, 126-131.

Ryall, K. L., D. Dutkiewicz, P.J. Silk, P.Antunes and I. Ochoa. (2012). Reproductive development of female Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), Environ. Ent. (accepted)

Rhainds, M., M. M. Leblanc, L. Morneau, G. M. Penny, I. Pines, and P.J. Silk. (2012). The Sex pheromone as a monitoring tool for jack pine budworm Choristoneura pinus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), Can Entomol., (in review)

Silk PJ and E. Eveleigh (2012).The Conferophagous Choristoneura Species: Pheromones, Ecology and Behaviour. In Pheromone Communication in Moths: Evolution, Behavior and Application, Allison and Cardé, invited, (in press)

In Preparation

Faraone N, Cutler GC, Hillier NK. Synergism of essential oils from aromatic plants and insecticides against Myzus persicae and Plutella xylostella. In Preparation.

Faraone, N., Cutler, C., Cahail,G., and Hillier, N.K.  Toxicological and Synergistic Studies of Essential Oils from Aromatic Plants Alone and in Combination with Insecticides against Green Peach Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). In Preparation.

Chiddenton, K., and Hillier, N.K. Effects of Octopamine injection on olfactory learning and memory in a moth, Heliothis virescens. PLoS ONE. In Preparation.

Kavanagh, R., and Hillier, N.K. Effects of Octopamine injection on olfactory sensitivity in Heliothis virescens. In Preparation.

MacKay, C., Sweeney, J., Xu, H., Lucarotti, C., and Hillier, N.K. 2013. Morphology of antennal sensilla of the brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum (Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). In Preparation.

Goulet, H., Dixon, P., and Hillier, N.K.  A novel species of Phanerotoma found parasitizing lingonberry fruitworm, Grapholita libertina. In Preparation.

Nunn, M., and Hillier, N.K. Leafhoppers (Cicadellidae) recorded from sweep sampling of Nova Scotia wild blueberry fields. In Preparation.